Allentown Police: Robber nabbed minutes after hitting store

Posted: 3:29 AM EST Dec 24, 2013   Updated: 6:12 AM EDT Aug 19, 2013

Police in Allentown say they nabbed a robber--just minutes after he hit a store.

According to authorities, 41-year-old Erick Contreras robbed the Pet Supplies Plus store in the 1000 block of Union Boulevard around 5:15 p.m. Saturday.

Police said an alert officer who was on patrol noticed Contreras acting suspiciously.

Contreras was expected to have been arraigned Saturday night.